Fosters Wine Estates and electrical contractor Integrated Quality Electrical Systems were both recently fined by the SA Industrial Relations Court, over an incident in March 2005 which left a 21-year-old man with severe and disabling abdominal injuries.
Safety laws providing for the operation of forklifts, cranes, boom lifts and other high-risk equipment have changed, requiring current ‘ticket’ holders to transfer to the new Licence to Perform High Risk Work.
The Federal Magistrates Court has fined the Construction, Forestry, Mining & Energy Union (CFMEU) $35,000 and an official $7000 for misusing OHS as a reason for industrial action.
Regulations are laws made by the Governor in Council (not Parliament) under authority granted by the OHS Act
The shire of Wellington in Gippsland has been committed to stand trial in the County Court after pleading not guilty to a charge laid under the OHS Act 2004.
For Stuart Kenny, managing director of the Ausclad Group of Companies (AGC), supporting a workplace event to recognise Safe Work Australia Week is a top priority
Australian warehouses are approaching their busiest time of year and unless steps are taken now to control manual handling risks, someone could get hurt
A Kerang business owner has been fined $50,000, without conviction, in the County Court after an employee was crushed and later died when an excavator bucket suddenly closed on him in June last year.
The Linde L12's design includes a purpose-built traction battery designed to have a life expectancy of 1500 cycles over five years. It also has an onboard charger which requires only a single-phase, 10 A socket. It is no longer necessary to find a location for a separate battery charger as charging can be done from any power point.
The major provider of flavourings to Australiaâ€™s food and confectionary industry has been ordered to donate $10,000 after being prosecuted by WorkSafe.